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Doing a Visa Check in vSure versus VEVO

manual vevo visa check
We are often asked what the differences are between doing a visa check in vSure versus doing a visa check using the Department of Home Affairs’ VEVO system. The top 9 differences between VEVO and vSure visa checks are summarised below: 1. Compliance = more than just VEVO checks Employers have the obligation to validate

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Coronavirus / COVID-19 – Visa Arrangements

With much speculation and confusion around about the arrangements for visa holders during the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve tried to distill the key facts for you below: Extension to the Temporary Activity visa (subclass 408) for Coronavirus The Department Of Home Affairs has introduced extensions to the sub-class 408 “temporary activity visa” to specifically

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vSure announces successful management buyout and capital raise

Left to Right: Matt Paff, Mark Webster, Bruce Carr, Dr Paul Hauck vSure GM Matt Paff leads MBO of Australia’s leading work rights compliance platform and welcomes Australasian tech industry veteran Bruce Carr to the board. Sydney 16/7/2019 – Work rights and visa compliance technology company vSure, founded by serial entrepreneur and well-known migration industry

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VLog: Single Touch Payroll and the implications on employee work rights

As a follow-up to his recent article on Single-Touch Payroll, in this 3 minute video, Matt talks about STP and the implications of the ATO’s Data Sharing Program on the Department of Home Affairs’ ability to automate audits of Australian

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Single Touch Payroll & Employee Work Rights

Single Touch Payroll is coming July 1, 2018 (less than 5 weeks from now), sees the introduction of Single Touch Payroll in Australia for companies with 20 or more employees. Ultimately STP is about the ATO having timely access to data on paid employees. Typically the ATO has only been getting information on employees pays,

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Abolition of the 457 Visa – What Does it Mean for the Hospitality Industry?

What does abolition of the 457 visa mean for the hospitality industry?
The 457 visa program has been used by hospitality businesses for many years to sponsor overseas workers. Some of the most frequently used 457 occupations are in the hospitality field – for instance chefs, cooks, cafe or restaurant managers. The 457 program was abolished effective 18 March 2018 and replaced with the Temporary Skills Shortage

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457 Visa Applications Slump by 41%

457 visa applications slump
The latest quarterly statistics from the Department of Home Affairs indicates that the number of 457 visa applications lodged has reduced by 41% in the last year. From 1 July 2017 to 30 September 2017, only 8,160 applications for 457 visas were lodged compared to 13,880 for the corresponding period last year. There was a

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5 Reasons the TSS Visa will be Less Attractive to Employers than the 457 Visa

457 changing to TSS
457 visas are due to be abolished in March 2018 and replaced by the Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS) or Subclass 482 visa. The TSS visa will operate in a similar way to the current 457 visa, but will be more difficult and expensive to obtain. This article goes through the 5 main differences between the 457

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NZ, UK Top List for Character Visa Cancellations

Visa cancellations hit record high Statistics released by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection indicate that visa cancellations are now at a record high. In the year ended 30 June 2017, 1,284 visas were cancelled on character grounds, up by 30% from the figure to June 2016. In 2010-11, only 137 visas were cancelled

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Taiwanese company paid employees as little as $4.90 an hour

taiwanese company underpays employees
The Fair Work Ombudsman recently took legal action against a manufacturing business that illegally exploited dozens of Chinese and Filipino workers for as little as $4.90 an hour. Taiwanese company, Chia Tung Development Corp and director Michael Chen-Fa Lin., brought over 43 temporary visa-holders two years ago to work as welders, metal fabricators and electricians installing animal feed mills

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